• With his 880th win, Coach Knight will become the winningest coach in NCAA history,

• Bob Knight has appeared as himself in three major motion pictures: Hoop Dreams (1994), Blue Chips (1994) and Anger Management (2003).

• Knight was born Oct. 25, 1940 in Massillion, Ohio.

• Knight graduated from Ohio St. University.

• Coach Knight coached high school basketball for one at Cuyahoga Falls in Ohio.

• Knight won three NCAA National Championships titles in 1976, 1981 and 1987.

• Bob Knight has hunted with George Bush, Ted Williams and Bill Parcels.

• Bob Knight played high school basketball at Orville High School.

• Knight played college basketball for Ohio St. under hall of fame coach Fred Taylor (1958).

• Knight played on the Ohio St. National Championship team in 1960.

• Bob Knight played college basketball with hall of fame members John Havlicek and Jerry Lucas.

• Knight graduated from Ohio St. in 1962 with degree in history and government.

• Bob Knight accepted assistant coaching position at Army in 1963.

• Knight was named head coach of Army at age of 24.

• Knight won 102 games in six seasons at Army.

• Bob Knight coached Mike Krzyzewski as a player at Army.

• Bob Knight was hired as head coach of Indiana University in 1971.

• Coach Knight was nicknamed "The General" by Dick Vitale.

• Knight's Hoosiers reached the Final Four in 1973, where they lost to UCLA.

• In 1976 the Hoosiers went 32-0 and won the National Championship, the first of three for Coach Knight.

• Knight's Hoosiers won National Championship for second time in 1981.

• Former NBA player Isaiah Thomas played for Coach Knight on the Indiana Hoosiers 1981 Championship team.

• Coach Knight led the Hoosiers to the National Championship in 1987 with guard Steve Alford, who later went on to coach at Iowa.

• Hoosiers won the 1979 NIT Championship under Coach Knight.

• Coach Knight won a gold-medal as coach of the 1984 Michael Jordan-led Olympic Basketball team.

• Knight has won 11 Big Ten conference titles.

• Only two players did not graduate during Knight's coaching stint at Indiana. One became successful in Hollywood and the other was Isaiah Thomas who went to the NBA.

• Knight's Hoosiers went undefeated in Big Ten play from 1974-1976.

• In 1991, Knight was elected to the James A. Naismith National Basketball Hall of Fame. Knight led Texas Tech to the Sweet Sixteen in 2005.

• "A Season on the Brink" was written about a season in the life of Coach Knight and became a National phenomenon and bestseller.

• In 2002, Knight and longtime friend and sports journalist Bob Hammel wrote his biography, "Knight: My Story".

• Knight coached Army from 1965 to 1971.

• Knight coached Indiana from 1972 to 2000.

• Knight was hired as the coach of Texas Tech University in 2001.

• Knight earned his 800th win over Nebraska as the coach of Texas Tech.

• Bob Knight was one of only two coaches to both play on and coach national championship teams (the other is Dean Smith).

• Knight was the youngest coach to reach 200, 300 and 400 wins.

• Sixteen of Knight's former assistant coaches have become head coaches at the collegiate level.

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